Emma Dewhurst

Photography © Rikard Österlund, John Haynes, Beth Roo Photography

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Roger Davidson


In a varied career spanning theatre, TV and film Emma has played throughout the UK and Ireland, at the National Theatre and in London’s West End, working with a number of outstanding practitioners, including Sir Richard Eyre, Roger Michell, Deborah Warner, Stephen Rea and Fiona Shaw. In recent years she played Margaret Thatcher’s mother in ‘The Iron Lady’ starring Meryl Streep; appeared in Tom Stoppard’s television adaptation of Ford Madox Ford’s tetralogy, ‘Parade’s End’; guested as formidable consultant Dr Grey in ‘Hollyoaks’ and swapped the doctor's coat for a gown as Mel Simons, a featured patient in 'Holby City'.

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